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County Board Observes Black History Month: Pays Tribute to the Late Reginald A. LaFayette

White Plains, NY — On Monday evening, the Westchester County Board of Legislators celebrated Black History and Heritage Month with a virtual ceremony lauding two trailblazers for minority women-owned businesses and racial equity, as well as honoring the legacy of the late Board of Elections Commissioner Reginald A. LaFayette.

Chairwoman Catherine Borgia (D – Briarcliff Manor, Cortlandt, Croton, Ossining, Peekskill) kicked off the ceremony, making reference to this year’s theme for Black History Month of Black Health and Wellness, and acknowledging the contributions of both women towards this effort.

Finally, Chairwoman Borgia introduced the video tribute comprised of messages from each of the 17 Legislators to the late Reginald A. Lafayette, Democratic Commissioner of the Westchester County Board of Elections for the past 20 plus years. Watch the virtual presentation here:


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